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Billy Bragg

April 30 • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Billy Bragg has been proffering his brand of topical Folk Rock for more than 30 years now. Curiously, Bragg’s first album in five years, Tooth & Nail, is a wistful, less politically inclined affair anchored by the tasteful production work of Joe Henry.   

In Full Bloom

Atmospheric Indie Pop duo Beach House continues to grow creatively and commercially

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Beach House’s gauzy head-trips are marked by the hypnotic voice of frontlady Victoria Legrand. Within the band’s recorded output — which is now at four increasingly ear-pleasing albums after the release of 2012’s Bloom, its second for SubPop — Legrand comes off as an otherworldly figure, an ethereal being who emits dreamy, mood-altering songs rife with ambiguous lyrics and enough atmosphere to fill a Terrence Malick triple-bill.
  

Lit: Brian Kimberling

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Brian Kimberling’s deftly rendered debut novel Snapper is set in his native Indiana, also known as the Hoosier state. Or, as our western neighbor is described early in the book, “Indiana is rural,  

Music: Beach House

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Beach House’s gauzy head-trips are marked by the hypnotic voice of frontlady Victoria Legrand. Within the band’s recorded output — which is now at four increasingly ear-pleasing albums afte  

Music: My Gold Mask

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 10, 2013
It comes as no surprise to learn that My Gold Mask’s Gretta Rochelle and Jack Armondo are fans of giallo, a genre of Italian cinema saturated by garish colors and melodrama galore that was at its cr  

My Gold Mask

April 13 • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Monday, April 8, 2013
It comes as no surprise to learn that My Gold Mask’s Gretta Rochelle and Jack Armondo are fans of giallo, a genre of Italian cinema saturated by garish colors and melodrama galore that was at it  

Onstage: Pete Rose Live

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Ask a non-Cincinnati native of a certain age what they know of the Queen City, and inevitably Pete Rose and the Big Red Machine will come up.  Cincinnati is a baseball town — a fact never more  

Lit: Lauren Groff

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Lauren Groff’s engrossing second novel, Arcadia, centers on the first child born in an upstate New York commune where utopian ideals inevitably clash with the darker side of human nature. The boy’  

Music: Divine Fits

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Divine Fits sounds pretty much as you’d expect of a band that features Spoon’s Britt Daniel and the Handsome Furs’ Dan Boeckner. The band’s debut, the aptly titled A Thing Called Divine Fits,   

Lauren Groff's Paradise Lost (and Mostly Regained)

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Lauren Groff’s engrossing second novel, Arcadia, centers on the first child born in an upstate New York commune where utopian ideals inevitably clash with the darker side of human nature.